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Meet Our Veterinarians


Emily Nomann

Dr. Emily Nomann

Dr. Emily Nomann graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Animal Biology prior to obtaining her veterinary degree from the UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine. Following veterinary school, Dr. Nomann completed a small animal rotating internship in beautiful Sonoma County. Her internship focused on small animal surgery, internal medicine, oncology, and emergency medicine.

In her spare time, Dr. Nomann enjoys relaxing at home with her wife, their two cats Peter and Dumpstina, and their black Lab mix, Blue. They now have their hands full with a new bundle of joy they welcomed in May 2023! She loves traveling to Southern California to visit her family as well as adventuring all over the world. Some of her favorite countries include Italy, Nicaragua, Costa Rica, and Croatia.

Caitlin Diggs

Dr. Caitlin Diggs

Dr Caitlin Diggs joined us January 2022.

Dr. Caitlin Diggs graduated from UC Davis with a Bachelor of Science in Animal Science. Following this, she obtained her Doctor of Veterinary Medicine from Kansas State University. After graduating from veterinary school, she returned to Northern California and completed a one-year rotating internship at VCA Loomis Basin focusing on surgery, internal and emergency medicine. Dr. Diggs’ professional interests include preventative and internal medicine as well as emergency medicine.

In her spare time, Dr. Diggs enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, two dogs, and their new baby! She has a Great Pyrenees mix named Freckles and a scruffy tri-colored mix named Finley. She also loves trying new coffee shops, baking and spending time with family.

Erik Christiansen

Dr. Erik Christiansen

Dr Erik Christiansen graduated from CSU Sacramento with a Bachelor of Science in Biology. Thereafter he obtained his Doctor of Veterinary Medicine fom UC Davis in June 2023. He spent a lot of time working at the Sacramento SPCA in their shelter medicine program. He is a native Californian. His professional interests include preventative and emergency medicine as well as surgery.

In his spare time he enjoys spending time with his fiance' , 2 dogs and 4 cats! He enjoys playing board games with friends and family, as well as camping. He joined the Bayside team in July 2023

Kelsey Hansen

Dr. Kelsey Hansen
Veterinarian/Certified Veterinary Acupuncture Therapist

Dr Hansen is a 2017 UC Davis graduate. After starting in general practice, she became passionate about pain management and decided to become a Certified Veterinary Acupuncture Therapist (CVAT). She is also working on attaining her Certified Canine Rehabilitation Therapy Title, so she can provide the best care for painful or mobility restricted patients. 

Dr Hansen lives locally with her family and 3 cats. Together they enjoy time outdoors when the weather is nice, and family game nights. 

Dr Hansen is offering acupuncture consultations and acupuncture therapy appointments on Tuesdays in August.